Obs 14 April 2005 (final bit)

From: Greg Roberts (grr@iafrica.com)
Date: Sun Apr 17 2005 - 09:38:48 EDT

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    Observations 14 April 2005 : (final)
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    Cosatrak 1 (Computerised satellite Tracking System).
    MINTRON low light level CCD surveillance camera (0.005 lux typical
    in non integration mode) and 0.00005 lux in STARLIGHT mode with 128
    frame integration.
    
    Used with 145mm focal length f/2.5 lens.Exposures 2.52 sec.
    
    Site 0433 : Longitude 18.51294 deg East, Latitude  33.94058 deg S,
    Elevation 10 metres - situated in Pinelands (Cape Town), South Africa
    
    
    
    BLOCK DM-SL R/B) - elliptical - observed range 26760 km
    26762 01 018B   0433 G 20050414190320200 56 15 1009556+072827 39  +115 05
    INTELSAT 706 -geostationary
    23571 95 023A   0433 G 20050414192604200 56 15 1235563+052051 39  +095 05
    EXPRESS AM22 - geostationary
    28134 03 060A   0433 G 20050414193313600 56 15 1255222+051918 39  +090 05
    SL-12 R/B(2) - geostationary
    26895 01 037D   0433 G 20050414193313600 56 15 1255590+061927 39  +120 05
    INTELSAT 702 - geostationary
    23124 94 034A   0433 G 20050414193505700 56 15 1305230+052020 39  +090 05
    INSAT 3E - geostationary
    27951 03 043E   0433 G 20050414193505700 56 15 1306080+052140 39  +095 05
    INTELSAT 802 - geostationary
    24846 97 031A   0433 G 20050414210946800 56 15 1301419+053201 39  +090 05
    RADUGA 1-5 geostationary
    26477 00 049A   0433 G 20050414211549700 56 15 1401028+075548 39  +085 05
    
    Notes:
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    (1) Just reporting a few strays seen whilst looking for other objects.
    
    (2) I think Ive done all observed 14th April. I havent reported some leo
        satellites - mainly debri.
    
    
    Cheers
    Greg
    
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